Daily Lodging Report
Tokyo Leads Asia with Record Occupancy and Rates
Global occupancy growth is close to normal across most gateway markets with Asia leading in hotel occupancy growth and Tokyo topping average room rates.
3 months ago
Tokyo's popular Haneda airport is again at the center of a competition over access among the major U.S. airlines.
5 months ago
After easing remaining Covid restrictions, Japan's record inbound tourists in a month is testament to just how much the world missed this country.
Rocky Swift and Tetsushi Kajimoto, Reuters | 7 months ago
One of the most talked about trends in travel has been how many people are merging business with leisure in "workcations" or "bleisure." The Toggle Hotel in Tokyo caught our eyes for how it brings the concept of blended hospitality to life. The Toggle Hotel has painted most of its interiors in only two colors,…
Sean O'Neill | 2 years ago
To lose connection with your customer is to lose meaning in your message. After a time of social-distancing, brands are coming up with ways that bring them closer to their consumers than ever before.
Mary Ann Ha | 2 years ago
Pressure to contain the virus ahead of the Olympics is enormous, but only 3 percent of Japanese are vaccinated. In a bad omen, the World Economic Forum has canceled a planned August meeting in Singapore.
Antoni Slodkowski, Reuters | 3 years ago
An official announcement may still be weeks away, but a ban on foreign visitors is likely. The move would undermine more than a dozen years of Japanese effort to boost its international tourism. But the decision would be a sensible one under the circumstances.
David Dolan and Chris Gallagher, Reuters | 3 years ago
The Olympics games are set to begin in less than five months, but the spread of new coronavirus variants worldwide is worrying organizers. A ban would disappoint hundreds of thousands of expected spectators, but might be a good public health decision.
Chang-Ran Kim and Chris Gallagher, Reuters | 3 years ago